William Walton Burton

23 March 1833–27 June 1918 (Age 85)
Bradford, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of William Walton

When William Walton Burton was born on 23 March 1833, in Bradford, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, James Burton, was 32 and his mother, Isabella Walton, was 30. He married Rachel Fielding on 28 March 1856, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 8 daughters. He lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and Afton, Lincoln, Wyoming, United States in 1886. He died on 27 June 1918, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Walton Burton
1833–1918
Rachel Fielding
1839–1914
Marriage: 28 March 1856
Isabel Fielding Burton
1856–1920
Hannah Fielding Burton
1859–1944
Joseph Fielding Burton
1861–1924
William Fielding Burton
1862–1923
Rachel B Burton
1865–1960
Sarah Ellen Burton
1866–1965
James Fielding Burton
1868–1924
Mary Eliza Burton
1870–1871
Martha Burton
1872–1948
Christopher Fielding Burton
1875–1965
Robert Ibbotson Burton
1879–1967
Vilate Pearl Burton
1881–1918
Julina May Burton
1884–1888

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 March 1856Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (13)

    +8 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (12)

    +7 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 3
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    1843
    Age 10
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    1863
    Age 30
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from a placename that is very common in central and northern England. The derivation in most cases is from Old English burh ‘fort’ (see Burke ) + tūn ‘enclosure, settlement’.French (northeastern): regional variant of Berton .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Possible Related Names

    Burke
    Burtin
    Borton

    Story Highlight

    THE FIELDING SISTERS - RACHEL, ELLEN AND SARAH ANN Wives of William Walton Burton

    THE FIELDING SISTERS - RACHEL, ELLEN AND SARAH ANN Wives of William Walton Burton Quotes taken from Rachel Fielding Burton's own self-written autobiography and which reflect the lives of her sisters, …

    Sources (132)

    • William W Burton, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
    • Wm W Burton in entry for Arthur F Burton and Alice E Lee, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • William W Burton in entry for Sarah Ellen Burton Foulger, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1965"

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